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From Sumit Aggarwal <sumit.kaggar...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Question on Facet Count
Date Wed, 01 Jul 2009 16:58:53 GMT
Hi Shalin,
Sorry for the confusion but i dont have separate index fields. I have all
information in only one index field descp. Now is it possible what you
explained.

Thanks,
Sumit

On Wed, Jul 1, 2009 at 10:16 PM, Shalin Shekhar Mangar <
shalinmangar@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Jul 1, 2009 at 10:01 PM, Sumit Aggarwal
> <sumit.kaggarwal@gmail.com>wrote:
>
> > Hi Shalin,
> > specifying facet.query='small'&facet.query=large will actually filter the
> > result also.....and it wont give me facet count for both at the same
> > time...
> > i will give total resultset for both these terms.
>
>
> No. facet.query will not filter the results. It is applied on top of the
> current result set (the documents matching your q and fq parameters). If
> you
> specify multiple facet.query parameters, you will get a count for each of
> them.
>
>
> >  since i am very new to
> > solr so i dont understand how facet counting behaves in that case as i
> have
> > seen lots of website showning facet count for multiple terms like amazon
> > does ... in amazon if i search laptop on left pane it shows me count of
> > each
> > brands as well as count of display sizes also but showing total result
> set
> > for query laptop on right section. so they would be doing it.... i am
> > assuming this must be some simple task.
> >
>
> I guess that's just simple facet.field in play. You have only fixed set of
> sizes in your field 'x', so you do a facet.field=x and you get a count for
> each term in field 'x'.
>
>
> >
> > Here is example for my req:
> > 1. i wanted to search "red dress"...
> >
> > left section has some filters like size as "small", "large", brands as
> > Versace,Marc Jacobs.......
> >
> > As i fire this query it should return me all result matched  as "red
> dress"
> > on right section and i should get count of small, large, versace, Marc
> > Jacobs..... considering i am having all information in a single field as
> > descp index field... After that if i select "large" i should get result
> > matching as both "red dress" and "large"
> >
> >
> Right, that's stock faceted search. For the scenario you have described,
> you
> can do q=red dress&facet=true&facet.field=size&facet.field=brands and so
on
> for each field you want to use as a facet.
>
> When a user clicks on a facet value say "versace", you make a query like
> q=red dress&*fq=brand:versace*&facet=true&facet.field=size and so on for
> all
> fields you want to use as a facet (note, unless 'brand' is a multi-valued
> field, there is no need to include facet.field=brand because a value has
> already been selected and facet.field won't match anything)
>
> --
> Regards,
> Shalin Shekhar Mangar.
>

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